Geopolitics of Toponymic Inscription in Taiwan: Toponymic Hegemony, Politicking and Resistance

@article{Hui2019GeopoliticsOT,
  title={Geopolitics of Toponymic Inscription in Taiwan: Toponymic Hegemony, Politicking and Resistance},
  author={D. L. H. Hui},
  journal={Geopolitics},
  year={2019},
  volume={24},
  pages={916 - 943}
}
  • D. L. H. Hui
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Geopolitics
  • ABSTRACT The recent shift in the study of toponyms has drawn substantial attention from political geographers. The aim of this study is to demonstrate how toponymic inscription is a territorial project that involves the contesting of different naming regimes and political subjects. Through an examination of the history of toponymic inscription in Taiwan, it is first argued that different naming regimes have attempted to inscribe their political subjectivities onto the island with a view to… CONTINUE READING
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